Resident Teacher and Western US National Spiritual Director
Gen Kelsang Rigpa
Gen Kelsang Rigpa is an American Buddhist monk, the Western US National Spiritual Director and the Resident Teacher at KMC Los Angeles.
Throughout the years, he has studied under, received lineage blessings and oral transmissions directly from his own Spiritual Teacher, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.
Gen Rigpa’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice. Through his clear presentation, he is able to help students discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful.